Colorado BioScience Association Offers FDA Leader’s Perspective During Keynote at Medical Device Symposium

Dr. Jeffrey Shuren to Join Conference Live via Video from Washington, D.C.

DENVER – Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) welcomes FDA’s Dr. Jeffrey Shuren via video conference to today’s annual Medical Device Symposium, to be held at the Westin in Westminster. Shuren serves as Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), overseeing the safety, effectiveness, and quality of medical devices and fostering device innovation.

Shuren will address attendees during an afternoon keynote and take questions from the audience. His presentation offers life sciences leaders from Colorado opportunity to hear about trends and challenges directly from the FDA leader responsible for medical devices.

Jennifer Jones Paton, President & CEO of Colorado BioScience Association, says:

“We’re honored to welcome Dr. Shuren to CBSA’s Medical Device Symposium. His commitment to joining us for a live keynote from FDA demonstrates the importance of Colorado’s medical device community. Medical devices from Colorado make a global impact, they save and change lives around the world.”

The symposium gives Colorado medical device leaders the opportunity to network and discuss trends impacting medtech. Sessions include a special focus on regulatory milestones and an update on federal policy.


  • Dr Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director of CDRH at FDA
  • Fielding Greaves, Government Affairs, AdvaMed
  • EY, Pulse of the Industry MedTech Report

Panelists discussing recent regulatory affairs milestones:

  • Bryan McMahon, MS, RAC, Associate Director, Clinical Affairs, Zimmer Biomet
  • Nam Trinh, Vice President of Supply Chain and Compliance, Securisyn Medical
  • Kim Torluemke, VP, Quality & Regulatory, 3D Systems
  • Dan Wittenberg, Partner, Snell & Wilmer, Moderator


  • Presenting sponsor – Snell & Wilmer
  • Co-Sponsor – EY
  • Sustaining Sponsor – Fitzsimons Innovation Community

The event begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Westin Westminster Lakehouse with registration and concludes at 5:00 p.m. with a networking reception. Onsite registration is available.

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